1 hr 16 min

Episode 5 - Guns, God, and the United States Government Catastrophe!

    • Society & Culture

In 1993, a fringe religious group with apocalyptic beliefs and a charismatic leader who abused children and called himself the Son of God put the town of Waco, Texas on the map.

US government agencies knew the group was stockpiling illegal weapons. Their efforts to serve warrants at the group’s compound resulted in numerous deaths, scores of injuries, a 51-day standoff, and a final, fiery end that would amount to one of the deadliest events in the history of United States law enforcement.

In 1993, a fringe religious group with apocalyptic beliefs and a charismatic leader who abused children and called himself the Son of God put the town of Waco, Texas on the map.

US government agencies knew the group was stockpiling illegal weapons. Their efforts to serve warrants at the group’s compound resulted in numerous deaths, scores of injuries, a 51-day standoff, and a final, fiery end that would amount to one of the deadliest events in the history of United States law enforcement.

1 hr 16 min

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